UCLA study shows anxiety about a current pregnancy predicted shorter gestation times.
UCLA psychologist Martie Haselton and Jaimie Arona Krems, from Oklahoma State University, explain how evolutionary social science influences the debate.
California and Los Angeles will play a critical role in ensuring reproductive rights, panelists said.
Two national surveys that spanned demographic groups showed opposition to complete abortion bans.
UCLA researchers focused on extracellular vesicles, which deliver microRNA genes within maternal blood.
The seven-year study, led by UCLA psychologists, tracked mothers and their offspring from preconception until the children were 5 years old.
Understanding the adaptations that protect female animals from disorders may help humans too, UCLA research suggests.
The physician-scientist moved quickly to research how COVID-19 affects pregnant women and babies.
Researchers from UCLA and Cedars-Sinai have developed a blood test to identify placenta accreta spectrum disorder.
Resources include therapy sessions and a moms support group.
Two UCLA studies reveal how a variety of stressors, both before and during pregnancy, may adversely affect a woman's offspring.
Research brief: The new screening method looks for particular bits of DNA that have been shed by the placenta and entered the mother's blood.
A UCLA study has found that women exposed to high levels of airplane exhaust near LAX are 14% more likely to give birth prematurely.
The experiments, led by Professor Amander Clark, revealed a detailed timeline for when germ cells form.
From 1969 to 1988, researchers estimated, about 25,000 births per year were affected.
A UCLA study projects that as temperatures rise, and the number and severity of heat waves increases, getting pregnant may become harder than ever.
The study, led by Professor Amander Clark, could lead to important advances in an area of medicine that historically has been underfunded and underappreciated.
Low birthweight in newborns linked to high levels of protein that protects placenta from cell damage
UCLA research could help scientists unravel the reasons that low-birthweight babies face a higher risk of obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease as adults.
The psychology professor says women can tap into their “uniquely female power” to make life decisions — decisions that will help them to choose mates, avoid danger, compete with female rivals and produce healthy children.
UCLA’s Laura Wherry found that there was a 7.9 percent decrease in the number of mothers who didn’t have insurance while they were pregnant.
The noninvasive test yields information that allows scientists to predict and prevent complications later in pregnancy before symptoms or other exams are performed.
The system is made of inexpensive components, including an image sensor chip that costs just a few dollars apiece and is like the ones used in mobile phone cameras.
UCLA researchers discover specific changes in placentas of growth-restricted infants.
Basilio Santangelo, John Lambrechts and Paul Diaz decided to get vasectomies and share their stories publicly to encourage more men to consider their health.
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Vital Statistics Reports, more than one in five U.S. births now occur in states where marijuana is legal.